Over the past day 5 Ukrainian servicemen were killed, 16 were wounded, injured or wounded, – Lysenko

За минувшие сутки 5 украинских военнослужащих погибли, 16 - ранены, травмированы или контужены, - Лысенко

The speaker of the MOU Andrei Lysenko

Over the past day, five Ukrainian soldiers were killed, 16 were wounded, injured or wounded. This was announced by defense Ministry spokesman for the ATO Andrii Lysenko at a briefing broadcast which led the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“Over the past day due to active fighting five Ukrainian soldiers were killed and six were wounded, with 10 injuries and contusions. These losses, our troops suffered on the arc Svetlodarsk and as a result of enemy shelling from heavy weapons. It’s the heaviest losses of the Armed forces of Ukraine for the last five months,” he said.

Lysenko expressed condolences to the families of the victims.

As reported yesterday in the headquarters of ATO stated that Pro-Russian rebels tried to dislodge the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) from their positions in the area of Svetlodarsk arc. According to preliminary information, during the offensive operations of the enemy were killed 5 Ukrainian soldiers, 6 wounded. The enemy losses were 20 killed and 30 wounded fighters.